Singapore– NBCUniversal International Networks today announced a new deal with KT for the carriage of E! Entertainment Television HD in South Korea. The pop culture powerhouse will be offered as part of KT’s Olleh TV on channel 225.
Fans of pop culture in Korean can look forward to the most sensational reality series, red carpet glamour and the latest Hollywood buzz on linear with E!. With content premiering “Same Day as the U.S.”, up to 90% of E!’s first-run programming – including the iconic Keeping Up With The Kardashians (returning in September) and the highly anticipated Life of Kylie airs within 24 hours of its U.S. premiere. Other shows in E!’s “Same Day as the U.S.” line-up are E! News (Tuesdays to Sundays at 9pm) and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (Tuesdays to Saturdays at 12am).
“The launch of E! on KT’s Olleh TV marks an important milestone for NBCUniversal International Networks’ strategic growth across the region, extending our brand portfolio’s reach to one of the leading pay-TV platforms in the market,” said Christine Fellowes, Managing Director, APAC, NBCUniversal International Networks. “With access to E! – the global destination for all things pop culture – KT subscribers will enjoy an enhanced viewing experience, featuring all the glamour of Hollywood.”